Dr. Tada studied Agriculture Science at the Tokyo University, Japan and graduated as MS in plant breeding science in 1988. He joined the research group of Plant Biotechnology at Mitsui Toatsu Chemicals, Inc., Japan in 1988 and worked on rice molecular breeding and rice conventional breeding. He received his PhD in Agriculture in 1992 at the Tokyo University. While he was working for Mitsui Toatsu Chemicals, Inc., he turned to Mitsui Plant Biotechnology Research Institute from 1996 to 1999. He moved to School of Bioscience and Biotechnology, Tokyo University of Technology, Japan in 2005. He has been working on Plant molecular breeding in stress tolerance and phytoremediation. He has published more than 40 research articles.